Funeral Services for Adlai Stevenson

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

[engineer announcing report]


John Chambers of United Press International, describes the scene at Adlai Stevenson's funeral at the Washington Cathedral.


[engineer advises transmission times, followed by tone]


[short segment of news programing, interrupted by services]


Intro by John Chambers


Reverend Richard Paul Graebel, minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois offers opening remarks and a reading from the Old Testament.


Edward McDougal reads from the New Testament.


Judge Carl McGowan of the US Court of Appeals, a friend of Stevenson's, speaks.


Brief out by Municipal reporter. Short music interlude, ends abruptly.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71949
Municipal archives id: T1775